2019 Instructor & Class List

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Dr. David Adebimpe | Founder & CEO at Polymath Interscience LLC

Class: TBA


Jerry Bradshaw | Training Director & President at Tarheel Canine

Class: “Skills Transitions in Scenario Based Patrol Training”


Jo-Anne Brenner | Founder & Executive Director at K9 Medic

Class: “Combating Opioids: Naloxone for K9s”


Paul Bunker | Owner of Chrion K9

Class: “Training a Canine to Detect Buried Targets”


Nick Belfiore | U.S. Army Combat Medic & Tactical Medicine Instructor at Rockwell Tactical Group

Classes: “Blast Injuries” and “Care Under Fire”


Kevin Cameron | CEO at North American K9

Classes: “Finding the Needle in the Haystack: Strengthening Detection Capabilities 


Christopher Case | Assistant Fire Chief at Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services

Class: “Things That Go Boom in the Night – Criminal Use of Explosives”


Daniel Cornier | Director of Training at Southern Coast K9

Class: “High-Risk K9 Deployment to Bomb Related Situations” 


Charles Crook | Principle Scientist (Chemistry) at Tripwire Operations Group

Class: “Introduction to Homemade Explosives (HME)”


David Dorn | Owner & Operator at K-9 STAC

Class: “Looking in the Mirror: Detection Dog Problem Solving”


Flávio Falcão (CEO) and Ana Prazeres (Trainer) at KAS System

Class: “The Benefits of Training with a Remote Positive Reinforcement System”


Sinead Imbaro | Owner at K-9 Protected

Class:  “First Responder Fitness”


Jeff Jennings | Founder & Electronics SME at Improvised Electronics

Class: “IED Electronics”


Douglas Kahn, MEP, PCP, PACEM

Class: “Active Threat Response”


Dr. Rick Kesler, DVM of Royal Canin

Class: “Working Dog Health & Nutrition


Dr. Margo Machen, DVM

Class: “Proper Use of Qualified K9 Teams for SAR Operations”


David Magruder | Training Director & Owner at Kilo2* Working Dog Kennels

Class: “Developing & Maintaining Effective K9 Units”


Shay Maimoni | Founder & Director at Israeli Special Tactics K9

Class: “Extremist Interdiction (Understanding Terrorism)”


George McKerrow | Director of Training at MAC7 Training

Class: “CBRN vs. CBRN-E”


Ryan Morris | Founder & CEO at Tripwire Operations Group

Class: “Explosives 101″


David Moyer | Deputy Sheriff (San Bernardino County) & Trainer at GAK9 NTC

Class: “Tracking & Human Remains Detection”


Jim O’Brien | Owner & Trainer at NC K9

Class: “Muzzle Training & Obedience”


Jason Purgason | Training Director at Highland Canine Training

Class: “Detection for the 21st Century – Improving Detection Dog Teams”


Jared Ross | Founder & Instructor at Rockwell Tactical Group

Class: “The Tactical Mindset” and “Shot Placement During a Lethal Encounter”


Jeff Schettler | CEO & Trainer at Georgia K9 National Training Center (GAK9 NTC)

Classes: “Tactical Tracking” and “Basic Tracking & Trailing”


Jeremy Stafford | Vice President at Ideal Blasting Supply

Class: “First Responder Drone Utilization”


Ted Stickels | Lead Trainer at Torchlight K9

Eric Stanbro | Owner & Head Trainer at VanEss K9 Academy

Co-Class: “K9 High-Risk Deployment”